News & Reviews: Google Mobile Services
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021
After Huawei sold off HONOR, the public has started to question whether HONOR will regain access to Google Mobile Services (GMS). Now, it looks like that the answer has been revealed with a reputable Russian newspaper reported that the smartphone company is working on a new line that runs the GMS.
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2020
Now that the Honor has been sold to another new company, the brand will most likely start going through some changes to its operations. More importantly, we can expect its products to undergo some key changes as well. Here are a few points that are being speculated at the moment.
Last Updated: Aug 20, 2020
We all know that the US ban is causing a lot of troubles to HUAWEI. From Google services to the production of chipsets, the Chinese tech giant is determined to overcome them one by one. Earlier, it was reported that the company's self-made HarmonyOS will be featured on all their devices in the future. Now, it looks like they are slowly achieving the goal by announcing the first smartphone that comes with the system later this year.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
For those who bought the previous HUAWEI smartphones that come with GMS (Google Mobile Services), this could be a problem that you might be worried about after the US ban happened. As the company no longer has access to American software and technology, current users are wondering if their HUAWEI devices (with GMS) still can get system updates or security patches. Now, it appears that the answer might be a 'yes' from a statement made by HUAWEI.
Last Updated: Feb 07, 2020
It's been many months now since Huawei is facing an unfortunate ban from the US government from using any Google Mobile Services (GMS). Even though they do have their own AppGallery, but it's missing a lot of key apps that users use outside of China. That said, that could all change now thanks to the latest report by Reuters - Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO and vivo are gonna team up to create their own alternative platform to Google Play Store!
Last Updated: Feb 06, 2020
Prior to the Huawei Mate 30 series release last year, it was most unfortunate that Huawei got caught in the trade war. The company is still not clear out of being able to use Google Mobile Services (GMS) yet, so they have been trying different ways to survive without it with their own Huawei Mobile Service. Despite this, international countries out of China still relies on GMS a lot, so what is Plan B?
Last Updated: Dec 24, 2019
Without Google Mobile Services (GMS), it’s harder for Huawei to keep up with other devices from another brands with the services. Although the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is trying to make the most out of its Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), it may still take some time for the services to be mature. Recently, we have found out Huawei is sourcing from India to develop alternative Google apps and services, and promised they will be ready by the end of this year.
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2019
With the ongoing notorious trade war, HUAWEI has faced the difficulty of promoting their Mate 30 series into the global market. Without Google Mobile Services (GMS), the Mate 30 series can only rely on Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) which is still not quite stable compared to the widely-used service from Google. However, we’ve already gotten the news that HUAWEI is still going ahead for its next flagship which will be the P40 series.